Liverpool confirmed a new long-term deal for goalkeeper Simon Mignolet on Monday evening, and we round-up the best social media reaction to the slightly baffling news.
“Why?” was the question on every Liverpool fans lips after it was announced Mignolet had been handed a new five-year deal.
His new contract will keep him at Anfield until 2021, with Reds manager Jurgen Klopp seemingly showing a huge amount of faith in the much maligned 27-year-old.
The Belgium international has found himself under intense scrutiny this season, with many supporters unimpressed with his performances in the Liverpool goal.
The 1-0 defeat at home to Man United on Sunday saw some blaming Mignolet for Wayne Rooney’s winner, and his popularity is certainly not at a high point currently.
Here is how social media reacted to the news of Mignolet’s new deal:
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